Washcloth Ghost Tutorial From Camp Spooky
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My readers who are local should go check out Camp Spooky for themselves.  But for my readers who are out of town, you too can create these adorable and super easy washcloth ghosts.  They are cheap to make and would be the perfect activity for a kid’s Halloween party.   Supplies needed: Washcloth (could also…

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DIY Painted Napkins using Izze Soda Bottles
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Here is my tutorial for making painted napkins using an Izze soda bottle.  This post perfectly sums up my crafting abilities and process.  Generally when I create a tutorial there are tears, laughter and lots of little hands running away with stuff needed to complete the project.  This was no exception.  I often find myself…

Fabric Napkin Ring Tutorial using Glue Dots
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We hope you are enjoying the tutorials that Lauren and I have been sharing with you from a recent Glue Dots sponsored project.  Through the tutorials you are able to see glimpses of some of the finished items that we created for them.  We are so excited to be able to share the full project…

Fabric Flower Tutorial with Glue Dots
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Photo and graphic by A Fabulous Fete Jump over to A Fabulous Fete today to see this super easy fabric flower tutorial.  With just a few items that you most likely have laying around the house, you can create these awesome blooms in time for your next dinner party.  The Glue Dots make this so…

Fabric Fringe Straw Flags with Glue Dots
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A few months ago I was asked to work on a special project for the new Glue Dots website.  I immediately asked Lauren of A Fabulous Fete to partner with me and we were off and running.  While the project is still in the works (and we can’t wait to share it with you when…

Papel Picado-esque Straw Flags
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So I had this idea that I had to try out.  I love the papel picado flags that you sometimes see at fiestas.  They look super intricate and I wouldn’t have the first clue, or patience, how to make the banners.  But I wondered about a mini version of it done as a straw flag….

Plastic Ruffles and Real Parties
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photo via Her Royal Heinous, Queen Bee I got an email yesterday that made my day!  A wonderful blogger named Amelia emailed to thank me for sharing the tutorial for the plastic streamers I did and that she used them recently at a party.  Yeah!!!  And look how the ruffles and the adorable party turned…

The cutest ruffled streamers from plastic tablecloths!
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Hi everyone!! As this tutorial is YEARS old and the photography is not super great, I thought I would add a newer photo of the ruffled streamers from plastic tablecloths.  I just used them for a party I styled and they looked so cute!  FIY, you can also cut strips of the tablecloth and then…

Paper Ribbon Tutorial
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So, I’m pretty sure this is the first tutorial that I have done on my blog.  After you see these photos, you’ll probably understand why.  I’m a crafty bonehead.  My crafts are not like others.  I am sloppy and unfinished and that is kind of how I like it (or else I have just gotten…

Cheap and Chic with Daily Candy and Martha Stewart
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I know I said it would be a light posting week but I have to share this great tip for an easy yet sophisticated holiday table.  Daily Candy and Martha Stewart teamed up to share the step by step instructions on how to recreate this look in your own home.  Made up of mainly paper,…